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Anti-Smoking Bills Head to California Senate

A package of anti-tobacco bills were passed by a state Senate committee Monday, including bills raising the legal smoking age to 21 and defining e-cigarettes as tobacco products. The two bills passed the Senate Appropriations Committee by a 5-2 margi
Courthouse News
added Aug 27, 2015 14:27

[UK, USA] E-Cigs 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking and Helpful for Cessation

a study published at the same time as the PHE report arrived at a different conclusion about the gateway issue (JAMA. 2015;314:700-707). In an editorial accompanying the JAMA study (2015;314:673-674), Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, from the Massachusetts General
Medical Tribune
added Aug 27, 2015 14:23

[California] Toughened smoking ban falls short in Hermosa Beach

Electronic cigarettes aren’t illegal in Hermosa Beach. Yet. The City Council on Tuesday stopped short of banning the liquid nicotine vaporizing devices and imposing a new tax on tobacco retailers to discourage illegal tobacco sales to minors. Instead,
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Aug 27, 2015 14:06

[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42

[Asia] Can prohibition work? The case of India’s smokeless tobacco ban

India is proving that prohibition can have a place in public health. Gutka, an industrially manufactured smokeless tobacco product has now been banned in the majority of the country, with encouraging results.... Spurred by attractive packaging in single-d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 13:24

Report: Smoking age raised in California leads to tremendous Medi-Cal savings

The Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation is today releasing a report analyzing the near-term fiscal impact of raising the tobacco sales age in California to 21. The report focuses entirely on two pregnancy-related outcomes: low birth-weight and premat
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:11

Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy And Curiosity Festival Announces Brand Partnerships With DIALS, REDD's Apple Ale, Southern Comfort, 3 Musketeers, HP, FX, Lyft, truth And Fandango

truth joins Oddball for the first time as well. "Leveraging creativity is one of the key ways that this generation can end tobacco for good and the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival is one way for us to share that message with a broad audience," said
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:10

Tobacco Event Toolkit | NIDA for Teens

If you are interested in an event that focuses primarily on tobacco, here are links to the newest government campaign on teens and tobacco and other resources. Did you know? 3 out of 4 teen smokers who think they will stop smoking in 5 years don't. Visit
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:07

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), said in an agency news release.... The report also found that the peak times for college students to start smoking cigarettes are June, September and October.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 27, 2015 13:04
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California Lawmaker Renews Efforts for $2 Tobacco Tax Increase

Opponents of the bill say it would impose an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses. However, supporters say the bill could reduce tobacco use and save the state billions of dollars in health care cost
California Healthline
added Aug 27, 2015 12:23
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